Montana Fish Report

Main Stem is in Perfect Shape

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Fishing The North Coast

by Kenny Priest

The main stem is in perfect shape, running at 3,100 cubic feet per second as of Wednesday. The few boats still fishing were averaging two or three fish per day, mostly downers along with some half-pounders. The main stem Eel, from its mouth to the South Fork is open to fishing all year. From April 1 through Sept. 30, only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used.

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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Thursday, March 25th

Smith River: The Smith is Low & Clear
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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Thursday, March 18th

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir: Boats Drifting Are Catching A Mix of Fresh Steelhead
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